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by nbeaver
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Weighted Blankets?
Replies: 19
Views: 5353

Re: Weighted Blankets?

I'll weigh in on the other side: my husband, who doesn't sleep well, likes lots of weight on him. He would typically have about six layers (blankets folded over, etc.). I got him a weighted blanket, which is just kept on his side of the bed, and he's now okay with a sheet, the comforter, and the wei...
by nbeaver
Mon Dec 09, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What is your favorite holiday song?
Replies: 23
Views: 5624

Re: What is your favorite holiday song?

I love most Christmas music, esp. the old classics sung by Nat King Cole and Bing Crosby, and nearly all of the religious carols, but I also love Mannheim Steamroller and David Foster's Carol of the Bells. A wonderful Christmas album that no one has mentioned is the one by Anne Murray. My all-time f...
by nbeaver
Mon May 06, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Prices are Rising
Replies: 45
Views: 10995

Re: Prices are Rising

For those having trouble getting in and out of a vehicle, this might help some of you: https://www.mobility-aids.com/deluxe-sw ... shion.html . My dad, paralyzed on the left side for 17 years, used one of these, and it was a big help to him.
by nbeaver
Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Something to look forward to
Replies: 29
Views: 7618

Re: Something to look forward to

I have daily rituals that I enjoy and look forward to: reading the paper while drinking my hot tea in the morning; catching up with friends on facebook while eating my lunch in my office; watching Jeopardy while I fold clothes or exercise in the afternoon; watching a show on Netflix with DH. But I t...
by nbeaver
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: How long were you with frugal living?
Replies: 79
Views: 29982

Re: How long were you with frugal living?

I was around for the very end of the Mining Company and I remember the big smash, though I didn't post much (still don't) and wasn't really involved in it.
by nbeaver
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Life Insurance
Replies: 16
Views: 4151

Re: Life Insurance

Ojodi, I agree with colonialgirl: you want term life. Frankly, I think everyone should get term life. Whole life is MUCH more expensive. Insurance salesmen will tell you that's because it is an investment. But you want insurance, not an investment. If you do want to invest some money, whole life ins...